This is the technical term for the cheek, and is also used to refer to the cheek side of tooth surfaces. Technically, this term is used to describe the cheek surfaces of the posterior teeth, but is also used to describe the cheek surfaces of anterior teeth as well.
Dental terminology for the outer side of the tooth facing toward the cheek. BruxismAn abnormal tooth grinding habit CalcificationThe pulp chamber inside the tooth can sometimes close up due to trauma reaction. CalculusHard deposits which form on the surfaces of the teeth and cannot be removed by brushing alone.
This term is used to describe the cheek area inside the mouth. For example, the soft inside tissue of the cheeks is called the buccal mucosa and the surface of back teeth next to the cheeks is called the buccal surface of those teeth.